Thursday, September 20, 2018

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    BPL: Who wins the battle of Manchester?

BPL: Who wins the battle of Manchester?

A local derby.An out-of-form champion.A returning-to-form former champion.The bsence of David Silva.The return of Wayne Rooney.This Manchester City and Manchester United Barclays Premier League (BPL) game has the lot and more!Our soccer analysts are on hand to give you their views and predictions of all the 10 BPL fixtures and of course the Super Sunday clash in the City of [...]

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    BPL: Gifts for Gunners, Hammer blow for City

BPL: Gifts for Gunners, Hammer blow for City

It’s not Christmas yet, but Sunderland continue to hand gifts to their opponents in the Barclays Premier League (BPL).Alexis Sanchez scored a brace - including Arsenal's 1,500th Premier League goal - to give the Gunners a 2-0 win at the Stadium of Light.Like they did against Southampton in the 8-0 loss, two horror mistakes from Wes Brown and Vito Mannone [...]

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    BPL: Chelsea to win England’s ‘El Clasico’

BPL: Chelsea to win England’s ‘El Clasico’

It doesn’t come any bigger than Manchester United against Chelsea in the Barclays Premier League (BPL).English football equivalent of El Clasico takes place at Old Trafford on Sunday and two analysts are in the Red and Blue corner.In the red corner, is a native of Lagos state who has a diploma in journalism from Nigeria Institute of Journalism and whose [...]

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    UCL REVIEW: Benzema, Ronaldo inflict rout on Reds

UCL REVIEW: Benzema, Ronaldo inflict rout on Reds

Former Manchester United star Cristiano Ronaldo scored his first ever goal at Anfield to help Real Madrid cruise to a 3-0 win over Liverpool in their UEFA Champions League (UCL) clash.Karim Benzema struck twice to put the game beyond doubt in the opening 45 minutes before Mario Balotelli was substituted following a shirt-swap with Pepe as the players headed towards [...]

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    UCL PREVIEW: ‘Hurricane on the field’ of Anfield

UCL PREVIEW: ‘Hurricane on the field’ of Anfield

Brendan Rodgers, the Liverpool manager, has predicted a “hurricane on the field” when his side clash with Real Madrid at Anfield on Wednesday night UEFA Champions League (UCL) tie.Two of the great names of European Cup football meet on match-day three when the Reds host the defending champions in Group B.And Rodgers expects an explosive game.“The hurricane will be on [...]

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    Own goals rescue Liverpool, Stoke pip Swansea

Own goals rescue Liverpool, Stoke pip Swansea

Liverpool secured a second successive Premier League victory, although they left it late to beat Queens Park Rangers 3-2 at Loftus Road.Steven Caulker's own goal deep into stoppage time eventually settled matters in an explosive finish with four goals in eight minutes.Liverpool had led through an earlier own goal courtesy of Richard Dunne, only to be pegged back by Eduardo [...]

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    BPL PREVIEW: Chelsea to drop points… again

BPL PREVIEW: Chelsea to drop points… again

The Barclays Premier League returns after the long international break of shocking results (Iceland's 2-0 win over the Netherlands and Germany's 2-0 loss to Poland while being held at home by Ireland) and a sacking (Stephen Keshi with Nigeria).Our soccer analysts, who are still keeping their jobs, are back to give you their views and predictions on Day 8 of [...]

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    Moses Stoke City’s best player, says Shawcross

Moses Stoke City’s best player, says Shawcross

Stoke City defender, Ryan Shawcross, is of the opinion that Victor Moses has been the team's best player in every game he has played for the club.Moses, who was brought in on a loan deal from Chelsea this summer, has wasted no time making an impression at the Britannia Stadium.The former winger’s pace and power have proven to be a threat [...]

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    EPL: City leave it late, Liverpool taste home win

EPL: City leave it late, Liverpool taste home win

Manchester City left it late to secure victory over Aston Villa at Villa Park in the English Premier League (EPL).City came close to breaking the deadlock on a number of occasions, but were frustrated until the 81st minute.Talisman Yaya Toure finally broke down Villa's defensive resolve, firing his low effort past Brad Guzan.Sergio Aguero secured the win when he placed [...]

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    BPL PANEL: Stamford Bridge will fall…yes, no

BPL PANEL: Stamford Bridge will fall…yes, no

Ahead of this weekend's Barclays Premier League (BPL) action, our analysts are here again to provide you with their views and predictions on every fixture.The star match is the London derby between Chelsea and Arsenal at Stamford Bridge. The odds and the Jose Mourinho’s factor give the Blues the edge.But what do Kayode Tijani, Aisha Falode and Sunday Omeike think?Find [...]

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    Roy Hugson defends England squad selection

Roy Hugson defends England squad selection

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    UCL PREVIEW: David v Goliath as Ludogorets host Madrid

UCL PREVIEW: David v Goliath as Ludogorets host Madrid

Ludogorets play their first home game in the UEFA Champions League on match-day two when holders Real Madrid visit Sofia.No one is giving the home side a chance in this game. For Ludogorets to even get a point, the Bulgarian champions for three consecutive seasons will have to play at the very top of their game and hope – better still, [...]

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    Draws for derbies, victories for United, Chelsea

Draws for derbies, victories for United, Chelsea

Merseyside and north London derbies ended 1-1, but Chelsea continued their unbeaten start to the season with a 3-0 win over Aston Villa at Stamford Bridge.Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain reacted quickest in the penalty area to draw Arsenal level against Tottenham, as the season's first north London derby ended in stalemate.Spurs had taken the lead in the second half through Nacer Chadli, [...]

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    EPL Panel divided by Merseyside, North London derbies

EPL Panel divided by Merseyside, North London derbies

It’s a weekend of derbies.Passion and pride aka bragging rights, divide Merseyside and north London fans.Our analysts are divided, too – in different ways.Theirs go beyond the two P’s but a lot more on informed analyses based on current form and record book.Mind you, they are well aware those two take the back seat when Liverpool meet Everton and Arsenal [...]

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    EPL Panel: Chelsea to drop points, finally

EPL Panel: Chelsea to drop points, finally

It’s too early to predict who wins the Barclays Premier League title.Our analysts are well aware of this and so in their usual style, it is one game at a time.Welcome to this week’s BPL predictions. QUEENS PARK V STOKE CITY Sunday Omeike (SO): Harry Redknapp's QPR are a game from being singled out as the first official relegation candidate and [...]

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    Real Madrid start Champions League defence

Real Madrid start Champions League defence

The UEFA Champions League returns for the 2014-15 season as the group stage kicks off.Less than four months after they earned their 10th win in the competition – the La Decima that was an obsession for many years – Real Madrid will begin their title defence against Group B rivals FC Basel.Borussia Dortmund and Arsenal meet for the third time [...]

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